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Mrs. Starling from Zephyrhills FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn About the Environment with the Help of Disney!

My students need these animals, habitats, and books to learn hands-on about the life cycles of animals and their impacts on the environment.

  • $369 goal

This project expired on April 1, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am requesting oviparous animal eggs, habitats for them, and books that will be used to research and learn about them as they develop and change.

My students are 4th graders at a Title One school in Florida.

They attend a public elementary school of about 900 students. About 79% of these students are receiving free or reduced lunch. These students share very limited technologies and need more.

My Project

Animal Life Cycles is a motivating unit, as most children are naturally interested in, and curious about, animals. With these materials, children will be able to develop an appreciation and wonder for the life cycles of a variety of animals. My students will learn about the changing needs of young animals as they grow and develop, and how changes in the environment can impact upon animal life cycles.

This unit can perpetuate the idea that people can do things to help conserve animal life and that students themselves can develop, as well as carry out, a plan of action to assist with this.

Mrs. Starling
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Xenopus Eggs Living Unit of 50-100, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $35.10 1 $35.10
Zebra Fish Eggs Unit of 35-40, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $29.40 1 $29.40
Snail • AKJ Books $27.00 1 $27.00
Praying Mantis Amazing Bugs Kit (with egg case and fruit flies), - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $26.36 1 $26.36
Raise-A-Snail Kit, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.46 1 $24.46
Raise-A-Snail Kit, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $24.46 1 $24.46
The Life Cycle of Fish (From Egg to Adult) • Amazon $15.29 1 $15.29
Brassica Butterfly (Pieris rapae) Eggs 1 Strip Living, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $14.20 1 $14.20
Painted Lady Butterfly Life Stages Eggs, - NeedByDate: 04/01/2014 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $13.25 1 $13.25
Robotics: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE with 20 PROJECTS (Build It Yourself) • Amazon $12.81 1 $12.81
The Life Cycle of Fish (Life Cycles (Heinemann Paperback)) • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Salamanders • AKJ Books $8.06 1 $8.06
Mealworms (Life Cycles) • Amazon $6.26 1 $6.26
Silkworms (A Lerner Natural Science Book) • Amazon $5.36 1 $5.36
A Salamander''s Life • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Salamanders • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
The Life of a Guinea Pig (Raintree Perspectives) • Amazon $2.61 1 $2.61

Materials cost

$262.85

Vendor shipping charges

$16.72

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.33

Total project goal

$368.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$368.84

2 Donors

-$165.00

Donations toward project cost

-$165.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$174.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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